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Terracon Consultants, Inc.

Client Development Specialist - Indianapolis, IN

  • Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Regular, Full Time
  • Job ID 26053BR
  • United States
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Job Description
Position: AEC Client Development Specialist – Indianapolis, IN

Are you passionate about client relationships? Terracon is growing and seeks an experienced AEC Client Development Specialist to join the team in our Indianapolis, Indiana office.

The successful candidate will assist in actively searching for new AEC business opportunities for the Indianapolis area. In this position you will be expected to develop and foster long-term client relationships. This will be achieved by utilizing contacts in appropriate professional organizations to network with potential clients and develop intelligence regarding the firm’s competition as well as developing leads and providing new projects from past, existing, and future clients.

If your passion lies in working on exciting new projects that directly benefit your community, and if you are interested in belonging to a 100% employee-owned organization that allows us to set our course together and benefit when our hard work creates financial success, then Terracon is your kind of company! Come explore with us!

Essential Roles and Responsibilities:

The objective of this role will be to provide strategic support of client relationship and business development priorities. Oversee efforts designed to expand and establish new client relationships within Indianapolis to help meet growth goals. Construct a comprehensive client development plan in partnership with divisional and regional leadership to guide the team's activities and priorities. This position involves driving implementation and regular use of collaborative tools such as CRM to track opportunities, activities, and client relationships across the office, division, and company.
  • Acts as the client development representative for an office or department
  • Responsible for using his/her personal contacts to develop long-term client relationships
  • Spends time outside the office in direct contact with clients and prospects
  • Schedules meetings with existing and potential clients for purpose of introducing or reminding clients of firm’s capabilities; utilizes office staff to augment and assist as needed
  • Develops and uses networking contacts to generate client leads and provide new projects from past, existing, and future clients; may solicit advice or assistance from other members of the firm to implement this strategy
  • Assists operations managers with the preparation and execution of client development plans and programs
  • Utilizes the contacts in appropriate professional organizations to network with potential clients and to develop intelligence regarding the firm’s competition
  • Reports to supervisor on planned and proposed sales activities within his or her goals; may be accountable for generating specified volume of business within a pre-defined time frame
  • Collaborates with others in corporate roles (NAMs, Sectors, Marketing) to coordinate client and project pursuits
  • Assists with organization and execution of promotional activities and programs which include professional displays at designated conferences or professional trade shows
  • Utilizes the available business intelligence tools to seek the opportunities that present the highest chances for success
  • Follow safety rules, guidelines, and standards for all projects; participate in pre-task planning; report any safety issues or concerns to management
  • Be responsible for maintaining quality standards on all projects
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Sales, Marketing, Business, or related degree
  • 3 years’ related experience; or in lieu of a degree, a minimum of 7 years related experience
  • Familiarity with Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) industry is desirable
  • Networking and SMPS involvement preferred
  • Experience preparing strategic development plans preferred
  • Effective verbal / written communication skills and entrepreneurial drive
  • Effective time management, organization, and problem-solving skills to manage multiple parallel tasks, tolerate ambiguity, and set priorities
  • Strict attention to detail and enthusiasm for collaboration
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history
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About Terracon
Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned multidiscipline consulting firm comprised of more than 6,000 curious minds focused on solving engineering and technical challenges from more than 175 locations nationwide. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon’s growth is due to our talented employee-owners exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace.

Terracon’s vision of “Together, we are best at people” is demonstrated through our excellent compensation and benefits package. Based on eligibility, role and job status, we offer many programs including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off and holidays, education reimbursement, and various bonus programs.
EEO Statement
Terracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.
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